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Webinars introduce database of sustainability reporting requirements

  • Author: Stephanie Wix,Federica Tedeschi
  • Published: 23 Nov 2017

The World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) has held two webinars to engage stakeholders at all levels with the collaborative.... read more

UK FRC opens an investigation into Mitie Group accounts

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 21 Nov 2017

The UK Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has announced that in conclusion of reviewing the annual report and accounts of Mitie Group it will open.... read more

European Commission launches public consultation on how to encourage sustainable investments

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 21 Nov 2017

The European Commission has launched a public consultation on how to better encourage the inclusion of environmental, social and governance (ESG).... read more

Registrations for the World Congress of Accountants open

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 16 Nov 2017

Registrations for the World Congress of Accountants 2018 (WCOA 2018) have opened. The congress will take place in Sydney, Australia, which last.... read more

UK advisory group calls to increase corporate reporting on social impacts

  • Author: IAB and TA editorial
  • Published: 15 Nov 2017

An independent advisory group set up by the UK government has called for the government and the UK FRC to explore how best to encourage UK.... read more

Kazarian Foundation and Columbia Business School collaborate on public financial management

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 3 Nov 2017

The Columbia Business School and the privately operating Charles & Agnes Kazarian Foundation are collaborating on a sovereign risk initiative to.... read more

USA audit committees increasingly transparent on oversight of external audit

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 1 Nov 2017

An increasing number of USA company audit committees are voluntarily providing wider disclosures about their oversight of external auditors to.... read more

Artificial intelligence should be a key concern for the future of internal auditors

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 1 Nov 2017

Technology is advancing rapidly and internal auditors should be concerned about how artificial intelligence (AI) could affect their roles, but not.... read more

TCFD and Bank of England conference to help businesses in their first steps towards climate related disclosure

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 1 Nov 2017

The Taskforce on Climate Related Financial Disclosure (TCFD) and the Bank of England  held a conference outlining how companies across sectors are.... read more

Japanese institute advocates for integrated reports

  • Author: The Accountant
  • Published: 30 Oct 2017

Japanese companies have recently started to place a high value on investors that make investments from a mid- to long- term perspective, and as a.... read more

Sustainability reporting improves overall but balancing requirements with stakeholder needs remains a challenge

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 26 Oct 2017

Progress has been made in sustainable corporate reporting and disclosure, but there is rising pressure to balance stakeholder needs with the.... read more

Companies speed towards embedding low carbon goals into long term business plans

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 26 Oct 2017

Companies including the world’s largest multinationals are increasingly embedding low carbon goals into their long term business plans, according.... read more

Canadian businesses on the verge of a digital revolution

  • Author: The Accountant
  • Published: 26 Oct 2017

Fi­nan­cial Ex­ec­u­tives In­ter­na­tional Canada (FEI Canada), a networking association for financial executives, has re­leased a white pa­per on.... read more

Australian charities struggle with complex financial reporting burden

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 25 Oct 2017

Australian charities have an overly complex and inconsistent financial reporting regime which is failing to promote accountability or efficiency.... read more

Quality of corporate reporting in the UK could do with improvement, the regulator has warned

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 25 Oct 2017

The UK Financial Reporting Council (FRC) Annual Review of Corporate Reporting has found that the standard remains good in general but the quality.... read more

Canadian regulator finds half of companies experienced a cyberattack last year

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 20 Oct 2017

The Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA), the umbrella organization of Canada’s provincial and territorial securities regulators, survey has.... read more

Environmental, social and governance factors increasingly on investors’ mind

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 20 Oct 2017

A CFA Institute global survey has found that investors are using more environmental social and corporate governance (ESG) factors in their.... read more

EY UK and senior partner sanctioned over Tech Data audit misconduct

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 16 Oct 2017

EY UK and its senior statutory auditor and engagement partner Julian Gray have been fined and sanctioned after admitting misconduct over the audit.... read more

IIRC to release guidance to address Integrated Reporting implementation challenges

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 12 Oct 2017

The International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) has announced that it will release guidance to address implementation challenges of.... read more

Use of carbon pricing in business plan on the rise globally

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 12 Oct 2017

Applying a monetary value to carbon emissions is being increasingly taken into account by major multinationals, according to a research by.... read more


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